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Heska Reviews

Updated February 6, 2018
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Heska Chairman and CEO Robert B. Grieve
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Overall, a great company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heska full-time

    Pros

    Very progressive environment. If ideas are communicated properly, they are taken seriously by management, and implemented in an inclusive fashion. The company is pet friendly, and department heads have an open door policy (for the most part). Heska provides quality benefits; top tier health insurance, matched 401K, and stock options.

    Cons

    There is some interdepartmental animosity, but this is not unique to Heska! Overall communication can be improved. Salaries are below industry standards; however, the work atmosphere and the benefits far outweigh these issues. May need more middle management opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more effectively, delegate more efficiently, and carry on!


  2. "Very disfunctional"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loveland, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Loveland, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Heska full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice coworkers, pets allowed at work.

    Cons

    All about sales and pushing product.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate more on product quality and customer satisfaction.

  3. "Continuously having a negative experience here at the Des Moines Iowa location!!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Heska full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None I have none! This company can do better by it’s employees! You generate a $100 to $500 million in revenue each year! COME ON!!!!

    Cons

    To this day there haven’t been any BLACK people promoted to any management or supervisor positions! Not even to department manager!

    Advice to Management

    The company is not diverse enough!!


  4. "Lost it's core values"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Receivable Supervisor in Loveland, CO
    Former Employee - Accounts Receivable Supervisor in Loveland, CO

    I worked at Heska full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Heska is becoming a very successful business. Their stock has sky rocketed in the past 18 months

    Cons

    Under staffed, they work the good employees like dogs and the slackers just keep on slacking

    Advice to Management

    Divide work equally


  5. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Heska full-time

    Pros

    Support staff is very good

    Cons

    Not enough money for all the work


  6. "Inside Sales Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Heska full-time

    Pros

    Benefits are amazing, local, no travel, great comp plan

    Cons

    There are a lot of women in the department


  7. "Family Oriented"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Heska full-time

    Pros

    Family-oriented, excellent coworkers, flexible hours, excellent benefits and vacation.

    Cons

    HR, low pay, favoritism,

    Advice to Management

    Set a better example for your employees. Practice what you preach.

  8. "With a little work it would be great."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Heska full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and good benefits.

    Cons

    Communication is lacking between management and teams, making jobs more difficult than they need to be.

    Advice to Management

    Communication communication communication.


  9. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    active with employees and their needs

    Cons

    Look closer at individuals for their talents

    Advice to Management

    Take time to get the right answers


  10. "Okay for a first job but you won't be paid what you're worth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are good-three week's vacation right out of the gate, the heath insurance is good, and the vision insurance actually covers something. Overtime is available but not pushed on employees in my department.

    Cons

    I am incredibly underpaid. I would take a week less of vacation per year if I was making something closer to what I should be.

    Advice to Management

    Other than pay your employees more? Communicate what is going on. Everyone is concerned about things like storage space, production volume, etc and we haven't heard a peep from upper management.


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